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Higher pay increase is proposed

Continuing their work on the fiscal 2016-17 budget, the Wilkes County commissioners on Tuesday night agreed to increase county employee pay by 2 percent in the first half of the year and by another 1 percent the second half if projected savings actually occur.

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Friday 05/13/2016
Early education leader
Updated: May 13, 2016 - 2:03 pm

(Editor’s note, Seventh in a series on the history of Ronda.)

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Wednesday 05/11/2016
Ronda’s proposed tax rate is still 40 cents
Updated: May 11, 2016 - 2:04 pm

The town of Ronda is in “sound financial shape,” said Ron Niland, consultant, on Tuesday night following the presentation of the 2016-17 budget.

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Friday 05/06/2016
Proposed Ronda tax rate unchanged
Updated: May 06, 2016 - 2:17 pm

The 2016-17 projected budget for Ronda was presented to commissioners during a work session on Thursday night.

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Wednesday 05/04/2016
Train spurred Ronda growth in early 1900s
Updated: May 04, 2016 - 2:01 pm

The completion of lines for Southern Railway in 1890 made Ronda a thriving place.

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Claymont Hill has been home of several prominent families
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 2:08 pm

(Editor’s note: Fifth in a series on the history of Ronda.)

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Monday 04/18/2016
Gwyn family’s Green Hill remembered
Updated: April 18, 2016 - 2:26 pm

A brick chimney, barely visible through the trees, is all that remains of Green Hill, a house that was “reminiscent of the gracious living in Ronda more than 100 years ago,” wrote J. Jay Anderson in “Wilkes County Sketches.”

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Monday 04/11/2016
Roundabout special for generations of Chathams
Updated: April 11, 2016 - 2:20 pm

(Editor’s note: Third in a series on the history of Ronda.)

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Friday 04/08/2016
Unpaid Ronda bills addressed
Updated: April 08, 2016 - 2:38 pm

Over $30,000 in Ronda water bills going back five to 10 years hasn’t been collected, said Ron Niland, a consultant for the town during a four hour commissioners retreat in Elkin.

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Stocks

Response to Times article
Posted: May 30, 2016

In social media, face to face conversations and even from some pulpits, many current and former Wilkes County residents cried foul over the way Wilkes was depicted last week in a New York Times report on the decline of economic conditions here.

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Summer skin care
Posted: May 27, 2016

Summer doesn’t officially start until June 20, but the end of the school year marks the start of this season in the sun for many folks.

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More Editorials
Meaning of Memorial Day
Posted: May 30, 2016

Though summer doesn’t officially begin for a few more weeks, Memorial Day weekend traditionally kicks off the summer season.

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Classic barbecue in Ayden
Posted: May 27, 2016

Can a Louisiana food writer tell us something about North Carolina barbecue that we did not already know?

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Movie help is appreciated
Posted: May 30, 2016

We wish to say thank you to the following for their support, access and commitment to the film, “8th Round Pick.”

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Feature flume on new mural
Posted: May 30, 2016

While I am not personally involved in the artwork for the Yadkin Valley Marketplace mural in downtown North Wilkesboro, I think the Giant  Lumber Co. flume would be a great background for whatever artwork the committee decides to use.

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